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Choreographic Politics
State Folk Dance Companies, Representation and Power
Anthony Shay

Wesleyan University Press


• Preface
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction: Ethnicity and Nationalism
• Parallel Traditions: State Folk Dance Ensembles and Folk Dance in the Field
• Anatomy of a Dance Company
• The Moiseyev Dance Company: Ancestor of the Genre
• Bballet Folklorico: Viva Mexico!
• LADO, Ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs of Croatia: Proper Peasants
• Egypt: Bazaar of Dance
• Greece: Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre, A Living Museum
• Turkish State Folk Dance Ensemble: The Last of the Great Ensembles
• Conclusion: The Power of Representation
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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